Motor Neurone Disease Presenting As Postoperative Respiratory Failure.
Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 2006, Feb, 34, 1
Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
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SUMMARY We present the case of a woman who developed respiratory failure in the postoperative period secondary to previously unsuspected motor neurone disease. This case highlights the difficulty in detecting subtle neuromuscular weakness during anaesthetic pre-assessment.
- Category: Health & Fitness
- Published: 01 February 2006
- Publisher: Australian Society of Anaesthetists
- Seller: The Gale Group, Inc.
- Print Length: 10 Pages
- Language: English